Win your own wins, not others

Actions from The Messy Middle by Scott Belsky

Jul 22, 2021 · 4 min read

Rewards are fun but dangerous

We are social animals, we want rewards from our society, but that is not the source of confidence or sustained happiness.

Worse still, it could lead to a dependency that you need external validation and plaudits. And that is dangerous for your self esteem.

If you only do what others you know will celebrate, you a picking a path that may not align with things you want to enjoy…